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The Bent Rod

10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
+1 843-887-3437
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“poutine” (2 reviews)
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
“flounder” (2 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with my husband on the way to Charleston. Have to say it's a must stop. The food is delicious and the staff is super friendly im so glad I had the chance to come in!!!!

Thank geabyer739
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a great little restaurant in McClellanville SC, between Mount Pleasant and Georgetown. It is definitely worth a stop if you are craving the very freshest seafood. The shrimp are some of the best I have had, the fried shrimp have a very light...More

Thank viajera464
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We had a couple of meals here and overall we were very happy with our dining experience. The alligator was not the tastiest, but the burgers and fries were excellent. Good value and good service.

Thank Masharubu B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I normally go for either their crab cakes or shrimp and old fashioned potato salad. It is good quality food for a reasonable price.

Thank lcblake40
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had the Shrimp Po Boy!! It was Fabolous!! My wife had the Blackened Shrimp!1 Our Friends had Burgers and Salad!! All of the Food was GREAT!!

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 2 May 2018

What a GREAT Place!! We ate there when they First Opened and the Food and Service was Excellent!! Our third time we Brought Friends and They Said they were GLAD we Brought them!! This is one of the BEST Restaurants we have ever Eaten at!!...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were visiting a friend in McClellanville, and stopped in here for dinner. The service was great, and the food was plentiful, tasty, and inexpensive. I had the adult Mac and Cheese, and it was so good!

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop in and check it out after passing by many times in the past otw way back and forth from Pawleys to Charleston. We ordered the Poutine app first which was very good. He ordered a burger and I...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

My Dad and I were lucky to be directed to this unique and fun local joint. We weren’t expecting much when we walked in the cinderblock building on the side of hwy 17 but we’re more than pleasantly surprised. Fun little bar with premium liquors...More

Thank Mough6
Reviewed 5 February 2018

My husband and I stopped in for dinner at this cute little place! Very local, warm hospitable feel. The Jalapeno Poppers were sooooo good!. My husband got the swiss and mushroom burger, and I got the flounder sandwich. Let me say that flounder tasted like...More

1  Thank moonmarsh
eskimoadvertising, Public Relations Manager at The Bent Rod, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

It was great having the two of you dine with us recently. We are thrilled you ordered some of our favorite things on the menu! Being a family owned and operated restaurant one of our goals is to serve fresh seafood and american cuisine at...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10024 N Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458-9477
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  McClellanville
  • Phone Number: +1 843-887-3437
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Located in the coastal fishing town of McClellanville, SC, The Bent Rod is a roadside seafood restaurant offering new American cuisine while drawing seafood lovers from near and far. With a varied menu made with only the freshest ingredients, The Bent Rod's expansive menu has tasty appetizers, salads and comfort fare from burgers and sandwiches to succulent local seafood specialties right off the boat. From locals and vacationers passing through to truck drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts, there is real character among the clientele that comes to enjoy a casual meal or to hang out with friends while patronizing the only full premium bar in town.
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